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Mammoth – the ”Mecca” for freestyle training

By 20th May 2019 No Comments

There are not many locations in the world where you can start skiing in November and finish in August! We were given the opportunity to visit this beautiful skiresort and install 2 of our Revolution BigAirBags.

The story of Mammoth

Mammoth Mountain has one of the longest ski seasons in North America which makes it a freestyle training mecca for aspiring athletes who are looking at standing on the podium in the future. Mammoth Mountain Ski & Snowboard Team (MMSST) offers one of the most premier snow sports programs in the world and most recently has won 2019 US Ski & Snowboard Team “Club of the Year”.

In order to produce top-notch champions, they have to have world-class training tools and that’s why Benjamin Wisner the Director of the Snowboard & Freeski Teams loves working with BigAirBag. As we offer a wide range of products that are suitable for all ages and abilities in the Snow sports industry, from our innovative Landing model to our versatile Freestyle airbag although, it was the Revolution BigAirBag, 50’ x 50’ (15m x 15m) that caught his eye and not just one but two, positioned at the bottom of the famous half pipe. Henceforth, creating one of the most impressive and exciting places to train in the world.

I really enjoyed visiting Mammoth in May, 2019. The special thing of Mammoth, is that the season starts in November and finishes in August! Due to the presence of the glacier, the setup we made is often being used by international teams for freestyle training purposes!

Dean Sombroek - BigAirBag® Engineer

Find out more about the BigAirBag® REVOLUTION!

The REVOLUTION BigAirBag®

The Revolution stands 10’ (3m) tall and is manufactured at our factory based in Amsterdam, designed and tested to withstand the highest of falls and the hardest of impacts. The airbag is a great way to learn new inverts and skills in a safer environment than going straight to snow.

The Revolution BigAirBag provides an athlete with confidence and Mammoth is not the only resort in the world who has noticed the insane progression on a BigAirBag. Freestyle Whistler, Val Thorens, and many more resorts have purchased a custom-designed Revolution BigAirBag showcasing the resort’s brand. It does not just stop at Ski and Snowboarding, in summer some resorts use the bag as an addition to their downhill mountain bike trail, or at the bottom of a snow tubing setup. As a multi-functional product that can be used all year round it can be an ideal addition to any location looking for a small investment and a high return.

Mammoth is setting the bar high for other Ski Resorts around the world, it is the perfect place for training half pipe with a world class set up. The BigAirBag®️ Revolution can contribute to the progress of athletes by providing a safe environment for learning new inverts and skills.

Jake Walker - BigAirBag® Chief Operating Officer USA

As a manufacturing company that prides itself on delivering the best quality and service it was a pleasure to get the opportunity to work with one of the most famous Ski Resorts in the world. Special thanks to Benjamin Wisner and the rest of the MMSST who have offered the mountain as a testing ground for all our latest innovations and developments, the future is looking bright and this is the start of a great relationship where together we can push Freestyle Snow sports above and beyond its limits.

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